Tips for drawing the letter S

eyeRhyme's picture

Do you have any tips on how you approach drawing the letter S?

All I seem to be able to do is make a hot mess of beziers.

eyeRhyme's picture

[Note, I am trying to keep as many of the points as vertical and horizontal as I can, in order to make clean paths.]

hrant's picture

Some good stuff –especially by John Hudson– here:


eyeRhyme's picture

Thanks, hrant...I thought it might be a common question, but I was not sure how to search for it here. I'll see if those tips help me slay my dragon.

Bert Vanderveen's picture

A bit of a hassle to find on the site, but there is a very comprehensive description about constructing /s/ on

quadibloc's picture

Of course, that letter famously gave Donald Knuth difficulty when working on Computer Modern.

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